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Western Yarns (UK) [1942]

Total Issues: 6?

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1942: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan Ltd.
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   7d
Pagecounts:   48pp
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Western Yarns (UK) [1945]

Total Issues: 3?

Note that one of the issues was actually titled "Ace Gripping Action Westerns" (a sister magazine) on the cover (only) and another was titled "Dynamic West" on the cover.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1945: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   International Publications Ltd., 166 Buchanan St., Glasgow
Formats:   digest
Prices:   1/6d
Pagecounts:   64pp
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Westland Love Magazine

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1931 – Jul-1931: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Crescent Publishing Co. Inc.
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps
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West Magazine

Issues & Index Sources:  1926 – 1953
Sources:   The Pulp Western

The Westminster Magazine

Originally established in 1911 as a church paper by Thornwell Jacobs, Westminster Magazine evolved into a literary magazine and then in 1932 into a quarterly edited by Robert England. In Spring 1935 it merged with the poetry review Bozart to become Bozart-Westminster, edited by James E. Routh.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1911 – Dec-1946
Publishers:   Oglethorpe University, Georgia
Editors:   Thornwell Jacobs (1911); Robert England (1932); James E. Routh (1935)

Westminster Review

A serious review of literary significance; the novelist George Eliot was an assistant editor in the 1850s; however, it may have published no fiction (includes London Review & London and Westminster Review)

Issues & Index Sources:  1824 – 1914: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole to 1906 only; Well3 to 1900 only)
The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals Volume 3
Publishers:   James Mill
Frequency:   quarterly, monthly from 1887
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 2

Westward Ho!

Subtitled "Art, Literature, Criticism, Publicity", most issues included some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1907 – May-1910
  Jun-1910 – Jan-1911, as Man-to-Man
  Feb-1911 – Feb-1915, as British Columbia Magazine



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A travel magazine published by the Automobile Club of Southern California which published a number of pieces by Ray Bradbury.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1909 – 1934, as Touring Topics
  1934 – present, as Westways: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  The Automobile Club of Southern California


  1927 – 1957: Phil Townsend Hanna
  1957 – 1972: Patrice Manahan
  1972 – ?: Frances Ring

West Weekly

see under West


Total Issues: 1+2=3

Issues & Index Sources

  Fall 1996, as Bones of the Children: Science Fiction Index
  Spring 1997 – Fall 1997, as Wetbones: Science Fiction Index


  Paula Guran, Akron, OH.
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Wet Paint

see under Cygnus


Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 19 Netheravon Road, Chiswick, London W4
Pagecounts:   36pp

Wham Bedtime Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

What's New

Published "Tough Cop's Gift" by Rex Stout, Dec-1953.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?

Wheaton's Adventure Library

Total Issues: 92

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1940 – ?
Publishers:   A. Wheaton
Pagecounts:   36pp

Wheaton's Junior Adventure Library

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1940: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   A. Wheaton


Publishes poetry, short fiction, novel excerpts, and creative non-fiction of substance by established or emerging authors from every region of the country.

Issues & Index Sources:  1984 – May-2001?
Publishers:   Barrington Area Arts Council, P.O. Box 1266, Barrington, IL 60011-1266 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Sandra Berris (in 1998 - 2002)
Frequency:   annual
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

While You Were Sleeping

Total Issues: 27 (to Mar-2004)

"While You Were Sleeping Magazine is an irreverent yet clever incarnation of stories, features, interviews, art, and photography that sates the devilish curiosity of freethinking young men and women worldwide. With our bimonthly publication, we strive to create a product that is appealing both for its imaginative visual designs and witty dis-sections of the world we live in."

Issues & Index Sources:  1997 – in 2000s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Morty Gudelsky, Bethesda, MD
Editors:   Nick Weidenfield & Neal Eckard (in 2003)
Formats:   bedsheet
Prices:   $4.99
Pagecounts:   98pp
Frequency:   bimonthly

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